A bunch of blueberries are growing on a tree.

Hello Darlin’® DownHome Harvest®

Vaccinium corymbosum ‘FL09-216’ PP35015

Developed by the University of Florida, our low chill varieties were bred to bring commercial berry power to your garden. Plant multiple varieties close to each other for increased fruit set.

Sunset Zones

4–9, 14–24

USDA Zones

0°F to 10°F USDA zones 7–9

Hello Darlin’® DownHome Harvest® Features

Plant Dimensions

3–4' H x 2–3' W

Landscape Use

Border, Container, Hedge, Mass planting, Privacy Planting, Woodland Garden

Plant Type

Deciduous

Growth Rate

Moderate

Exposure

Full sun

Special Feature

Attracts Pollinators, Disease / Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerance

Feature

Early/heavy fruiting variety

Flowering Season

Spring

Hello Darlin’® DownHome Harvest® Plant Care

Water Needs

Medium Water Once Established

Fertilizer

Fertilize yearly in early spring

Pruning

In late winter, prune out dead or spindly branches

Soil

Well-drained acidic soil

Planting Instructions

1. Dig in your native soil a hole as deep and wide as the container. We recommend planting in native soil for best acclimation.
2. Fill the hole with water and thoroughly water the new plant; allow both to drain.
3. Gently place the plant on its side and remove the pot. Place your hand on the bottom of the plant and put it in the hole.
4. Return native soil around the root ball, wetting and gently tamping down.
5. To complete, create a shallow trench around the base of the plant to contain the water when watering.
6. Mulch 1–2” deep around the plant, avoiding the area closest to the stem.

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